The Lost Lamb of the Middle Class
Dear reader, as you wander through your own Life’s maze, know that you are not alone, for there is always a Lost Lamb who walks beside you.
Research Should Always Be For Your Own Edification
For many writers, research is an integral part of the creative process. Really, any one serious about writing should always do some sort of research on whatever subjects they wish to write about. After all, there’s always something more to know about any given topic. In my freelance writing days, I found myself writing on […]
Mapping the Unconscious Mind
How to Deal With Difficult Thoughts I wonder constantly about my motivations for writing. Many times I reach a crossroads about my writing intentions, especially when I find myself dealing with thoughts which are difficult to express or articulate. At these junctures, I’m overwhelmed by a bevy of complex emotions, which further complicates my ability […]
Embrace the Power of Your Own Words
We often don’t use our words, even when we know what they are, because we don’t recognize the power they wield, at least not in ways we yet realize.
Scenes From Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown, New York
Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown, New York, August 2021. Photos taken by Amelia Desertsong.
Warships… From My Dream Journal
As a young girl, I was always fascinated by the tactics of naval warfare. I came to learn how the creaking of wooden planks, the flapping of sails, and the roaring of the ocean waves were music to the ears of History’s great tacticians. They would dream of steering tall ships into glorious battle, with […]
Why We Need a Confluence of Science and Poetry
In the boundless expanse of human curiosity, an enchanting tango exists between the realms of science and poetry, a celestial symphony that sings the unsung beauty of the universe. Ever the indomitable explorer, the Scientist sails through the cosmic ocean in search of truth, driven by an insatiable hunger for knowledge. Meanwhile, the Poet can […]
Stunning Photography Changes Lives: An Interview with Photographer Thomas Slatin
“It’s the little things I see that most people don’t. Like the way birds fly backwards, forwards, and fall. How butterflies dance around in the air as if they’re weightless, and how flowers sway organically in the wind. Perhaps I care too much, and dive too deep.” —Thomas Slatin Thomas Slatin is a master photographer […]
An Arctic Town That Never Sleeps… From My Dream Journal
In a land of never-ending sunsets and relentless frost, there lies a town near the Arctic Circle, known by the locals by a name unpronounceable in English.
Who Has Helped You to Flourish Today?
I want to ask, who has helped you to flourish today? Count me as someone who wants you to flourish right here today.